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Cape Verdean JAG Recipe

Does anyone have a recipe for the Cape Verdean dish JAG?

BEV from New Bedford, MA

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September 8, 20060 found this helpful

Jagacida (Jag) - Beans and Rice from Cape Verde
This makes a huge batch and we often served it reheated with more onions, linguica and fried eggs for breakfast the next day. Traditionally, it is made with kidney or lima beans
12
servings
time to make 42 min 12 min prep
2 tablespoons oil
1 medium onion
3 cups rice
6 cups water
1 (15 ounce) can kidney beans
1 tablespoon smokey paprika
2 bay leaves
salt
pepper

1. Cut up onions in a 2 quart pan and simmer until golden brown in oil.
2. Add 6 cups of water to onions, paprika, and bay leaves. Season with salt and pepper totaste.
3. Bring to a boil and add 3 cups of rice. Lower heat, add beans (), cover pan and simmer for 25 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is cooked.

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4. Turn off stove and let stand.

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September 8, 20060 found this helpful

JAG (JAGACIDA)
INGREDIENTS:

1 medium onion 3 cups of rice 1 1 5 oz. can of beans (lima or kidney) salt, pepper and paprika 2 bay leaves frsh parsley 4 tablespoons of oil

DIRECTIONS: Cut up onions in a 2 qt. pan and simmer until golden brown in oil (of choice). Add 6 cups of water to onions and season (to taste) with salt, pepper, paprika, bay leaves and parsley. Bring to a boil and add 3 cups of rice. Lower heat, add beans (of choice), cover pan and simmer for 25 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is cooked. Turn off stove and let stand.

Serve with chicken, linguica or other meats.

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